Category Archives: Bubba System

FKAA Follies – All Talk, No Action

The Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority (FKAA) responded to my public records request.  Their follow-up on the Dean residency issue was underwhelming to say the least.  I’m sure this surprises absolutely no one.  Basically, the FKAA sent the letter and investigative report to … Continue reading

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Bob Dean: Another Follow-up

I’ve been circling back to some dormant issues lately.  One of those is Bob Dean’s apparent violation of the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority’s (FKAA) rules regarding residency requirements.  Simply put, board members are supposed to live in the district which … Continue reading

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One Down, Two to Go

In this post, I talked about three questions I posed to Monroe County and the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority (FKAA).  I asked the FKAA board about the status of Bob Dean’s residency issue.  No response.  I’ll try again.  Only this time … Continue reading

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Pay to Play?

When I looked at donations to Kevin Madok’s campaign for county clerk, I noted that two sizable donations came from landfill companies.  That struck me as odd.  Why would two landfill operations from out-of-town care who wins the election for Monroe … Continue reading

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Lindback: Hassled out of business and property?

I hear from quite a few people behind the scenes, and an awful lot of them tell me stories about being hassled out of business by Monroe County government or the City of Key West.  It’s hard to verify most of … Continue reading

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Questions and Follow Ups

One of the many things that annoys me about the Board of County County Commissioners (BOCC) and their partner (in crime), the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority (FKAA), is their tendency to shove things down the memory hole.  So I keep … Continue reading

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Rhetoric Vs. Results

Uh oh!  Looks like the affordable housing “CRISIS!” is coming straight for your wallet. With 47 affordable housing deed restrictions set to expire in the next two years, the Monroe County Commission is now discussing how to save workforce housing. … Continue reading

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Canal Restoration – Kicking the Can

After some phony tough talk, the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) decided to kick the can down the road when it comes to canal restoration operating and maintenance costs.  Due to their inaction, county-wide taxpayers will continue to be saddled … Continue reading

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Canal Restoration – Again

Here’s an item about canal restoration from the Key West Citizen.  Now, as we know, the Citizen is about as reliable as Pravda when it comes to providing accurate information about their buddies at the county.  So when they write … Continue reading

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Animal Control: The Games Continue

Life has taken over.  I don’t have as much time to blog as I used to, but I still care about Keys issues, especially the issue of animal control.   Fortunately, Rick Boettger is all over it.  He’s done a … Continue reading

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